#31WBGB: 27 Must-Read Tips for Genealogy Bloggers

31WBGB 27 Must-Read Tips

Welcome to Week 6 of “31 Weeks to a Better Genealogy Blog!” Our topic this week is learning from successful bloggers. If you are following along in the e-book 31 Days to Build a Better Blog (affiliate link), Darren provides links to 27 blog posts by nine different bloggers.  I’ve included some of those links […]

August Genealogy To-Dos


I accomplished a lot in both June and July, which makes me excited to get started on August.  I hope I’m not overbooking myself with this list (especially since I’ll be on vacation part of the time).  We’ll see how it goes.  This is what I want to do this month: Research Continue working on […]

Genealogy To-Dos – July Wrap-Up


July was another exceptionally productive month.  I really feel like I accomplished a LOT. Research Continue working on the Patterson/Chapman lines from last month.  I hit the jackpot on research clues with this line.  Last month, I had found a website that presented an extensive three-generation research report on the descendants of John Patterson and […]

#31WBGB: Contact a Reader


Welcome to Week 5 of 31 Weeks to a Better Genealogy Blog! Week 5’s topic is about building a community and making an impression on readers.  Darren Rowse titles this chapter “Email a Blog Reader,” but it is really offers several different tips for making contact with readers. Key Concept Pay attention to new readers […]

#31WBGB: Analyze a Top Genealogy Blog


Welcome to Week 4 of 31 Weeks to a Better Genealogy Blog! Week 4’s topic is analyzing a top genealogy blog.  The purpose here is simply to observe and learn from others.  You probably already read a lot of genealogy blogs (we are a pretty close community), so pick one that you admire, dig in, […]

Where I’m From

Randy Seaver has new SNGF challenge posted and it’s a good one! Hey there, Genea-Nauts — It’s Saturday Night, and time for more Genealogy Fun!! Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to: 1) Write a poem about “Where I’m From” using the template found at the website http://www.swva.net/fred1st/wif.htm 2) Tell us about […]